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Inland Waterway Transport: Challenges and prospects

by Bart Wiegmans & Rob Konings

Inland waterways are a host for a mode of transport that is not as visible to the general public or as used as it once was. It is, however, generally perceived to be very important to our freight transport system...


A Study Guide for the Operator Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) in Road Freight: A Complete Self-study Course for OCR and CILT Examination

Innovation in Public Transport Finance: Property Value Capture

by Shishir Mathur

With all levels of governments currently, and for the foreseeable future, under significant fiscal stress, any new transit funding mechanism is to be welcomed. Value capture (VC) is one such mechanism, which...


Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution

by Janette Sadik-Khan & Seth Solomonow

An empowering road map for rethinking, reinvigorating, and redesigning our cities, from a pioneer in the movement for safer, more livable streets

As New York City’s transportation commissioner, Janette Sadik-Khan...


Introduction to Air Transport Economics: From Theory to Applications

by Bijan Vasigh & Ken Fleming

Introduction to Air Transport Economics: From Theory to Applications uniquely merges the institutional and technical aspects of the aviation industry with their theoretical economic underpinnings. In one comprehensive...


Liberalization in Aviation: Competition, Cooperation and Public Policy

by David Gillen, Kai Hüschelrath & Hans-Martin Niemeier

The last few decades have witnessed substantial liberalization trends in various industries and countries. Starting with the deregulation of the US airline industry in 1978, regulatory restructuring took place...


International Maritime Transport Costs: Market Structures and Network Configurations

by Gordon Wilmsmeier

Based on in-depth empirical research, this book develops our understanding of maritime transport costs, the maritime industry and the competitiveness of regions in a global market environment through a geographical...


Designing Future-Oriented Airline Businesses

by Nawal K. Taneja

Designing Future-Oriented Airline Businesses is the eighth Ashgate book by Nawal K. Taneja to address the ongoing challenges and opportunities facing all generations of airlines. Firstly, it challenges and encourages...


Moving Boxes by Air: The Economics of International Air Cargo

by Peter S. Morrell

Air cargo is a key element of the global supply chain. It allows outsourcing of manufacturing to other countries and links production in both multinational and smaller enterprises. It has also been the most...


Evolution of International Aviation: Phoenix Rising

by Dawna L. Rhoades

The purpose of this book is twofold. First, it lays out the forces that shaped the international aviation industry and that changed all the rules in the drive for liberalization. Second, it looks at the many...


Modeling Applications in the Airline Industry

by Ahmed Abdelghany

Modeling Applications in the Airline Industry explains the different functions and tactics performed by airlines during their planning and operation phases. Each function receives a full explanation of the challenges...


Flying Ahead of the Airplane

by Nawal K. Taneja

Airlines willing to develop insight from foresight relating to the expected 'step phase changes' will eventually improve their margins. However, the backward-looking airline, managed using old strategic levers...


Aviation Investment: Economic Appraisal for Airports, Air Traffic Management, Airlines and Aeronautics

by Doramas Jorge-Calderón

Aviation Investment uniquely addresses investment appraisal methods across the key industries that make up the aviation sector, including the airports, air traffic management, airline and aircraft manufacturing...


Port-City Interplays in China

by James Jixian Wang

China has progressed dramatically since 1978 when the country started its economic reforms and opened up to the world economy. It took only three decades for China to develop from a closed, centrally planned...


Risk Management and Corporate Sustainability in Aviation

by Triant G. Flouris & Ayse Kucuk Yilmaz

Sustainability factors should be considered by managers like any other business risk issue; these factors are expected to have a substantial impact on corporate management. Air transport corporations need a...


Stormy Skies: Airlines in Crisis

by Paul Clark

As the airline industry struggles to extricate itself from its latest crisis, the time has come to examine the fundamentals of airline business strategy in a more innovative way and find answers to the questions,...


Sustainable Transport, Mobility Management and Travel Plans

by Marcus Enoch

Charting the development of the travel plan as a concept, this book draws on a range of research-based contributions to determine the state-of-the-art and to explore a series of future scenarios in this area...


Air Transport in the Asia Pacific

by David Timothy Duval

Air transport in the Asia Pacific has undergone significant transformation in the last three decades. What was once a region in the shadow of larger and more prosperous continents such as North America and Europe...


Airspace Closure and Civil Aviation: A Strategic Resource for Airline Managers

by Steven D. Jaffe

The impact to airlines from airspace closure can be as benign as a two minute extension on an arrival pattern, or as catastrophic as a shoot down from a surface-to-air missile, as the tragic loss of Malaysia...


Sustainable Railway Futures: Issues and Challenges

by Claude Comtois & Becky P.Y. Loo

Revitalizing railways as a major sustainable transport mode in modern societies faces many issues and challenges. This in-depth overview places the importance of railways in the wider context of comprehensive...